Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: -88.11°WElev: 572ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 11:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Joliet IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as 1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as 1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -17. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Joliet IL
 41.52°N 88.11°W
11:16 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
11pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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